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Today in History Today is Wednesday, March 13, the 72nd day of 2019. There are 293 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 1...

Vacant UN post has new favorite: the US ambassador to Canada

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft is emerging as the front-runner to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, ...

US ambassador to Canada emerges as favorite for UN post

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft is emerging as the front-runner to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell i...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Feb. 12 Chicago Tribune on drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman: ...

Top US diplomat for Europe resigns

WASHINGTON (AP) — The top U.S. diplomat for Europe is resigning after only 14 months on the job in a blow to Trump administration efforts to maintain trans-Atlantic unity. The State ...

Taipei Mayor Ko to visit US think tank in Washington DC, March 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – It was first reported on Dec. 18 that Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) is planning a trip to the United States in the spring of next year. It has since been reported that d...

Wrapping year 2, Trump changes Washington and how it's seen

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mr. Trump went to Washington. And he changed it. In his first two years in office, President Donald Trump has rewritten the rules of the presidency and the norms of...

NKorea, Kavanaugh, all those Trump tweets and more in 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — The stranger-than-sitcom American presidency opened 2018 with a big tease about mutual nuclear destruction from two leaders who then found "love" not war. It seems President Donald T...

Trump's 2018: A year in a stranger-than-sitcom presidency

WASHINGTON (AP) — The stranger-than-sitcom American presidency opened 2018 with a big tease about mutual nuclear destruction from two leaders who then found "love" not war. It seems President Donald T...

Mattis resigning as Pentagon chief after Trump disagreements

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis resigned Thursday after clashing with President Donald Trump over the abrupt withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria and after two years of deep disagreemen...

Analysis: As advisers leave, Trump's guardrails come off

WASHINGTON (AP) — Last year, during one particularly frenetic stretch in Donald Trump's presidency, a top Republican senator said there were three men guarding the country from chaos: Defense Secretar...

Mattis resigning as Pentagon chief after clashes with Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis resigned Thursday after clashing with President Donald Trump over the abrupt withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria and after two years of deep disag...

'Dumb' and 'lazy': Trump responds to Tillerson criticism

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is responding to criticism from his former secretary of state Rex Tillerson by calling Tillerson "dumb as a rock" and "lazy as hell." During ...

Trump expected to pick State spokeswoman for UN ambassador

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is expected to nominate State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Two administration ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, Dec. 1, the 335th day of 2018. There are 30 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Dec. 1, 19...